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Utopia And Terror In Contemporary American Fiction

Author : Judie Newman
ISBN : 9781136774805
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book examines the quest for/failure of Utopia across a range of contemporary American/transnational fictions in relation to terror and globalization through authors such as Susan Choi, André Dubus, Dalia Sofer, and John Updike. While recent critical thinkers have reengaged with Utopia, the possibility of terror — whether state or non-state, external or homegrown — shadows Utopian imaginings. Terror and Utopia are linked in fiction through the exploration of the commodification of affect, a phenomenon of a globalized world in which feelings are managed, homogenized across cultures, exaggerated, or expunged according to a dominant model. Narrative approaches to the terrorist offer a means to investigate the ways in which fiction can resist commodification of affect, and maintain a reasoned but imaginative vision of possibilities for human community. Newman explores topics such as the first American bestseller with a Muslim protagonist, the links between writer and terrorist, the work of Iranian-Jewish Americans, and the relation of race and religion to Utopian thought.

British Romanticism And The Jews

Author : S. Spector
ISBN : 9781137055743
Genre : Literary Criticism
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British Romanticism and the Jews explores the mutual influences exerted by the British-Christian and British-Jewish communities on each other during the period between the Enlightenment and Victorianism. The essays in the volume demonstrate how the texts produced by the Jewish Enlightenment provided a significant resource for romantic intellectual revisionism, in much the same way that British romanticism provided the cultural basis through which the British-Jewish community was able to negotiate between the competing obligations to ethnicity and nationalism.

Der W Stenplanet

Author : Frank Herbert
ISBN : 9783641173081
Genre : Fiction
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Der erfolgreichste Science-Fiction-Roman aller Zeiten - jetzt neu übersetzt Tausende von Jahren in der Zukunft und eine fantastische Welt: Arrakis, der Wüstenplanet. Einzigartig, herrlich – und grausam. Und doch haben es die Menschen geschafft, sich dieser lebensfeindlichen Umwelt anzupassen ... Vor fünfzig Jahren erschien Frank Herberts Roman Der Wüstenplanet – ein Datum, das den Beginn einer großartigen Erfolgsgeschichte markiert: Der Wüstenplanet wurde zum weltweiten Bestseller und von David Lynch spektakulär verfilmt. Heute gilt das Buch als Meilenstein der Zukunftsliteratur – ein monumentales Epos, das jede Generation von Leserinnen und Lesern neu für sich entdeckt.

Contemporary American Jewish Novel

Author : Tarlochan Singh Anand
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026573555
Genre : Fiction
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Flannery O Connor And The Christ Haunted South

Author : Ralph C. Wood
ISBN : 0802829996
Genre : Literary Criticism
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For those looking to deepen their appreciation of Flannery O'Connor, Wood shows how this literary icon's stories, novels, and essays impinge on America's cultural and ecclesial condition.

New Essays On The African American Novel

Author : L. King
ISBN : 9780230612754
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This collection contributes to scholarly discussions about the African American novel as a literary form. Essays respond to the general question, what has been the impact of the African American vernacular tradition from the spirituals, blues, gospel and jazz to hip hop on the structure and style of the modern African American novel?

Epistolary Encounters In Neo Victorian Fiction

Author : K. Brindle
ISBN : 9781137007162
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Neo-Victorian writers invoke conflicting viewpoints in diaries, letters, etc. to creatively retrace the past in fragmentary and contradictory ways. This book explores the complex desires involved in epistolary discoveries of 'hidden' Victorians, offering new insight into the creative synthesising of critical thought within the neo-Victorian novel.

The Publishers Trade List Annual

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105210121344
Genre : American literature
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Pilgerreise Zur Seligen Ewigkeit

Author : John Bunyan
ISBN : UOM:39015061148535
Genre : Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
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Progressive Rock 3

Author : Stefano Orlando Puracchio
ISBN : 9788890927140
Genre : Music
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By kind request. It is a year since the well-received book Progressive Rock 2. Boundary Lines. Journalist Stefano Orlando Puracchio is back with his new book Progressive Rock 3 By Kind Request. The title alones indicates a great response and an awaited comeback. Thanks to the excellent feedback from readers and specialised journalists, but also thanks to the increasingly firm certainty of the reasons of Self-Publishing, as well as the need to draw conclusions after two volumes of interviews and reflections, Puracchio has decided to tackle the phenomenon of progressive once again, with his diverse and stimulating approach. More than an analytical essay or a scientific treatise, Puracchio envisages his work yet again as a sort of “jumble” of interviews, thematic essays and reflections on the past, present and future of prog-rock. (Version 1.5)

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